9781886969858

Northern Shaolin Sword : Form, Techniques and Applications

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    9781886969858

  • ISBN10:

    188696985X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-09-01
  • Publisher: Natl Book Network
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Summary

Improve your balance, strength, focus and martial skills as you master this elegant and effective weapon of Gong Fu with America's most respected author and teacher.

Author Biography

Dr. Jwing-Ming Yang is a renowned teacher of Chinese Martial Arts and the author of twenty-eight books. Born and raised in Taiwan, he has been studying and teaching these arts for thirty-eight years. Dr. Yang, Inside Kung Fu Magazine's Man of the Year in 1990, lives in Newton, Massachusetts Jeffery A. Bolt, tournament promoter and Vice President of the USA Wushu Kungfu Federation, was inducted into Inside Kung Fu Magazine's Hall of Fame for Outstanding Martial Arts Promotions. Studying and teaching Chinese Martial Arts since 1975, he currently runs the Houston Institute of Chinese Martial Arts

Table of Contents

About the Authors ix
Dr. Yang Jwing-Ming
About the Authors xiv
Mr. Jeffery A. Bolt
Foreword xv
Sam Masich
Preface---First Edition xvii
Dr. Yang Jwing-Ming
Preface---New Edition xix
Dr. Yang Jwing-Ming
Preface---New Edition xxi
Mr. Jeffery A. Bolt
Acknowledgments xxiii
Introduction
1(16)
General Information
Historical Survey
Sword Structure
The Sword Way
Fundamental Training and Practice
17(26)
Introduction
Grips and the Secret Sword
Fundamental Stances
Power Training
Key Words and Techniques
Fundamental Training
San Cai Jian
43(102)
Introduction
San Cai Jian
Kun Wu Jian
145(44)
Introduction
Kun Wu Jian
Qi Men Jian
189(66)
Introduction
Qi Men Jian
Free Fighting Training and Strategy
255(18)
Introduction
Fighting Forms
Free Fighting Training
Conclusion
273(2)
Appendix A. Time Table of Chinese History 275(2)
Appendix B. Translation and Glossary of Chinese Terms 277(8)
Index 285

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